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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 6, 2017

•Constellation Brands’ Ballast Point Brewing will launch its newest beer, Fathom IPA, on October 9. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 6, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 19, 2017

•San Diego’s Ballast Point, part of the Constellation Brands portfolio, is introducing its first bottled nitro beer, Red Velvet Nitro Stout. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2017

Constellation Brands Posts 10% Sales Growth In Third Quarter, Operating Income Rises 19%

Constellation Brands maintained its streak of double-digit growth in its fiscal third quarter ended November 30, 2016, although momentum slowed slightly as the company’s spirits and wine division couldn’t keep pace with its formidable first-half results.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 5, 2017

Interview, Part 2: Constellation Beer’s Paul Hetterich On The Ballast Point Acquisition

EDITOR’S NOTE: With its Mexican portfolio thriving, last year Constellation Brands’ beer division jumped into the craft segment with the $1 billion acquisition of Ballast Point, the San Diego-based craft brewer. Since that deal closed, long-time Constellation executive Marty Birkel has been named president of Ballast Point, while the craft brewer’s founder Jack White and former top executives Yuseff Cherney, Jim Buechler and Earl Kight have all departed. (They’re now involved in a new venture, Cutwater Spirits, which owns former Ballast Point spirits brands Three Sheets Rum, Devil’s Share Whiskey, Fugu Vodka and others.) In this second part of SND contributing editor Terri Allan’s interview, Constellation Beer president Paul Hetterich explores how the Ballast Point deal has impacted Constellation—and whether new moves in the craft segment lie ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 8, 2016

News Briefs for November 11, 2016

•Diageo’s Ketel One is introducing an on-pack virtual reality kit this holiday season. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 11, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 5, 2016

•California-based Ballast Point is introducing a new flavored India Pale Lager (IPL), Orange Vanilla Fathom. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 5, 2016

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